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Always in Trouble

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Always in Trouble

By Corinne Demas; Noah Z. Jones (Illustrator)

Scholastic Press, Hardcover, 9780545024532, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2009

Description
Emma tries to teach her dog, Toby, to be good, but no matter what day of the week it is, he is always in trouble
"Emma's dog, Toby, was always in trouble.
On Monday he got into the garbage.
On Tuesday he ran into the road.
On Wednesday he ate a loaf of bread that Emma's dad had just baked."
No matter what day of the week it is, Toby's up to no good. His owner, Emma, doesn't know what to do So she takes him to dog training school, where Ms. Katz teaches him everything a dog needs to know. By week's end, Toby has learned some surprising new tricks, leaving no doubt as to why he is top dog in Emma's eyes.


About the Author
Corinne Demas is the award-winning author of numerous books for children and adults, including THE LITTLEST MATRYOSHKA, ALWAYS IN TROUBLE, PIRATES GO TO SCHOOL, and SAYING GOODBYE TO LULU. She is a professor of English at Mount Holyoke College and lives with her family in Western Massachusetts. Her website is www.corinnedemas.com.

Noah Z. Jones is an author, illustrator, and animator who creates all sorts of zany and memorable characters. He has illustrated numerous books for children, including ALWAYS IN TROUBLE, NOT NORMAN, and THOSE SHOES. To see more of his work, swing by his website, www.noahzjones.com.